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Wellhayes BarnHarcombe, Lyme Regis and surrounding villages

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From £488.00

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Situated 100 metres from The Wellhouse, and just 5 metres from The Store, Wellhayes Barn is close to the lake which does so much to define this property and enhance the wildlife that surrounds it. During the nesting season, the call of wild duck, along with the splashes they make when coming into land on the water, is a regular reminder of how close to nature you really are.
A beautifully converted hay barn with large terrace and private suntrap adjacent to a large unfenced freshwater lake and surrounded by woodland. Wellhayes Barn has been converted to an exceptionally high standard into a two bedroom property with a contemporary interior which references the building's previous function.

This tranquil haven is just a few minutes’ drive from Lyme Regis and Bridport, yet is surrounded by nature: wild duck nest on the pond whilst heron and cormorant try their luck with the fish. Deer can occasionally be seen in the woods from the first floor window, whilst foxes and badgers, though a little more timid, are often encountered on walks.
Much of the timber used in the conversion has been ‘upcycled’ from the original building. The property is entered via a heavy ledged and braced front door made from locally sourced timber which opens to reveal the open plan kitchen, dining and living space, complete with an oil fired Aga and views over the lake to the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty beyond. The large master bedroom has its own wood burning stove and en-suite bathroom with free standing bath.

Overview

AGABarbecueCentral Heating FridgeGarden furniture ParkingWiFiDog-friendly Bed LinenDishwasherGround Floor BedroomLog Burner / Open FireMicrowaveTelevision with FreeviewTowelsWashing Machine Within walking distance to beach Within walking distance to pub

Layout

Ground Floor:
Double bedroom
With 5’ zip and link bed. The bedroom also has double french doors that open to give level access to the parking area. This makes the building ideal for those who have difficulty climbing stairs.
Shower room
With shower and wc.
Open plan kitchen
Complete with Aga, microwave, larder fridge, washing machine and dishwasher.
Sitting and dining area
With six seater dining table, large sofa, television with Freeview and contemporary furniture by James Verner.
The floor of ‘upcycled plywood’, much of it re-used from the building, is dotted with a handmade contemporary Indian rug.
Fitted furniture has been skilfully created from the weathered timber that originally clad the building.
Lobby
With washing machine and small table top freezer leading to:
Shower room
With shower, WC and washbasin

First Floor:
Landing
With desk for quiet study as well as a small four foot double bed for extra guests (upon request at time of booking) hidden discretely around the corner and with access from one side only.
Master bedroom
With the roof open to the apex and a wood burning stove, has south easterly views over the lake to the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
En-suite bathroom
With a free standing bath situated below a roof light, enabling one to observe scudding clouds and wheeling birds whilst enjoying a relaxing soak.

Outside:
The barn has its own secluded suntrap with garden furniture, allowing guests to enjoy al fresco dining using the large free standing barbecue, or just relaxing in the sunshine.
Set in 15 acres of shared woodland, pasture and lake.
Parking for two vehicles.

Additional Information:
Up to two well behaved dogs are welcome (small additional charge per dog).
Access is via a rough, secluded track which is not suitable for sports cars.
Parents please be aware, this property contains many bespoke features which may require supervision of children.

Surrounding local area

Visit the market town of Lyme Regis. The town lies in Lyme Bay, on the English Channel coast at the Dorset–Devon border. It is nicknamed "The Pearl of Dorset." The town is noted for the fossils found in the cliffs and beaches, which are part of the Heritage Coast, known as the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site.
There are numerous places to visit within the area Dinosaur Land Fossil Museum, Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium, and Lyme Regis Nature Museum to name a few.
Seaton Tram Railway operates several events throughout the year and is within easy distance.
The Hunters Lodge village pub is 20 minutes walk away.
Forde Abbey Park and Gardens along with Bicton Park Botanical Gardens are both a lovely day out for all the family.
Discover Hardy Country and walk the Hardy Trail.
Lyme Regis Golf course is within easy reach and welcomes visitors of all abilities.
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Welcome hamper included

A complimentary hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or breakfast. There may be some regional variations.

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